An NIH-funded postdoctoral position focused on the impact of estrogens and estrogen receptors on female cognitive aging and risk of Alzheimer’s disease is currently available in the neuroendocrinology laboratory of Dr. Jill Daniel at the Brain Institute at Tulane University. The broad goal of the research conducted in the lab is to understand the impact of estrogens and androgens on the brain and cognition across the lifespan, from early in development during which they help organize mammalian brains as male or female to later in life during which changes in their levels impact the aging brain and risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The current position is funded by a grant from the National Institute on Aging that aims to understand how short-term midlife estradiol administration can exert long-term impacts on brain and memory, including risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Research is conducted in rodent models and experimental approaches used in the lab include behavioral analyses, biochemical and molecular assays, and viral-vector mediated and pharmacological neural manipulations.
Candidates should have a recent PhD in neuroscience or related field with a track-record of first-author publications. Experience working with rodent models is required.
Applicants should apply through the following weblink: apply.interfolio.com/66827 and upload a CV, brief statement of research interest, and contact information for three references. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Jill Daniel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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